Well, not complete freedom, but they now have access to the great outdoors. We moved them from the turkey tractor to the coop before we left on vacation. Now that we are back, we secured the pen around the coop so they can’t fly out. Since I haven’t raised turkeys before, I don’t know that they will fly out but have read they will. How high can they jump/fly? Well, we put a net over anyway. They were so happy to stretch their (huge) wings, I didn’t want to find out the hard way! You can just picture us trying to catch them. Anyway, they are very happy turkeys, making happy turkey sounds. I hope they are smart enough to go back inside when the sun goes down. I wouldn’t want them outside after dark with predators around.
The goats have never seen turkeys before. I wonder what they were thinking?